Feed Manufacturing Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    Free
    Tuition fee
    Free
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
You will achieve skills needed for higher level management in the feed milling industry and related industries. This Feed Manufacturing Technology master programme at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is also an excellent background for further scientific research in feed technology.

About

What can you use this qualification for?

The Feed Manufacturing Technology master programme offered by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) gives you unique knowledge about nutrition and processing technology. The competence is strongly needed in the feed industry. Your expert knowledge within animal feed production gives you many career opportunities.

What will you learn?

The Feed Manufacturing Technology curriculum consists of a combination of nutritional, technological, chemical and physics topics, which combined will represent an unique approach to this topic. You will become familiar with state-of-the-art feed processing equipment. You will learn about formulations and processing of aquafeeds, petfoods and feeds for traditional production animals.

Short description

You will get hands-on experience with the various types of equipment and production lines by fully integrating the possibilities offered by the Centre for Feed Technology in the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) programme.

Teaching and training is partly based on lectures, but a considerable part is offered as demonstrations and training in groups. The courses are mainly taught by teachers from NMBU but external experts from the feed industry and international companies and institutions will also be called in when appropriate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Heat Engineering
  • Feed Manufacturing Technology
  • Management of Production, Risk and Innovation in Feed Production
  • Advanced Feed Manufacturing Technology
  • Leadership in Sustainable Feed Production
  • Proteins, Polysaccharides and Fat/Oils: Structure and Functionality
  • Optimalization of Feed Processing for Different Animal Species
  • Master's Thesis
For more information, please visit the programme website.

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity Full-time
        • Full-time duration 24 months
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus
      Check if you match the admission requirements

      English Language Requirements

      You only need to take one of these language tests:

      • Minimum required score:

        7

        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

      • Minimum required score:

        580

        The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

      • Minimum required score:

        92

        The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

      Academic Requirements

      A bachelors degree or equivalent:

      With at least: 10 credits mathematics, 10 credits chemistry/ physics, 10 credits statistics and 60 credits biological subjects, preferably including nutrition.

      The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration requires that citizens of countries outside the EU/EEA-area and Switzerland can provide documentation of financial ability, i.e. a minimum amount of money required to cover living expenses foreach academic year in Norway.

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        Free
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
      • National

        Free
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

      There are no tuition fees at NMBU. As a student you will need a minimum of approximately NOK 10,000 per month in order to cover basic expenses.

      Funding

      StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.